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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, April 24, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, April 24, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Crisis and Slaughter in South Sudan Prompted by calls for violence on the radio, South Sudanese rebels have slaughtered hundreds of civilians. Melissa Block speaks with the UN's representative in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Intelligence Squared U.S. Does The President Have Constitutional Power to Kill U.S. Citizens Abroad? -- With the drone strike on accused terrorist and New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, President Obama has tested the limits of the executive branch's powers. Does the president have constitutional authority under the due process clause to kill U.S. citizens abroad, or is it a violation of this clause to unilaterally decide to target and kill Americans? The Oxford-style debate program takes up the issue.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Remembering Bangladesh's Garment Factory Disaster Bangladesh's garment industry is thriving, despite last year's collapse of a clothing factory that killed more than 1,100 workers. The show hears from one sewing machine operator who recalls what happened to her the day disaster struck.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Is San Francisco Effectively Fighting Homelessness? The city of San Francisco spends about $485,000 each day to house and help the homeless, according to an analyst for the city's Board of Supervisors. We examine how that money is being spent and the efficacy of the city's efforts to combat homelessness.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Reality Behind the Twin Mystique In the past three decades the number of twins born in the U.S. has risen by more than 75 percent, mostly due to increased use of fertility treatments. As these twins have grown into teenagers and adults, they face many challenges that "singletons" may not, like learning to be an individual while being part of a twosome. Many of us romanticize the life of a twin, and think they are blessed with someone who understands them deeply. But what about twins who don't like each other? Or those who have become so entwined, they struggle to make any changes in their lives?
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Falling Apart in 'Locke' In the new film "Locke," a man's life falls apart through a series of phone conversations in his car. The show talks with actor Tom Hardy and the film's director.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Solving the Mystery of Migraines Thirty-six million Americans suffer from migraine headaches, but studies presented Tuesday at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting suggest that two new drugs may help significantly in preventing migraines.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Photojournalist Tyler Hicks New York Times photojournalist Tyler Hicks was just awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Nairobi Mall siege where shoppers were massacred by extremists. Hicks was held hostage while reporting from Libya, and was with reporter Anthony Shadid when Shadid died of an asthma attack while they were trying to get out of Syria. Hicks carried his body across the border into Turkey.
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Quantizing How You Collaborate at Work The show looks at technologies that help a company understand how its employees interact and collaborate with others at work. It's in a small tool you may use on the job every day.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Quantizing How You Collaborate at Work The show looks at technologies that help a company understand how its employees interact and collaborate with others at work. It's in a small tool you may use on the job every day.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Photojournalist Tyler Hicks New York Times photojournalist Tyler Hicks was just awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Nairobi Mall siege where shoppers were massacred by extremists. Hicks was held hostage while reporting from Libya, and was with reporter Anthony Shadid when Shadid died of an asthma attack while they were trying to get out of Syria. Hicks carried his body across the border into Turkey.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Joint Venture Silicon Valley: Reimagining Education With Salman Khan Salman Khan is an educator, entrepreneur and founder of The Khan Academy, a free online education platform and nonprofit organization. With more than 4,300 videos and 1.5 million subscribers, Mr. Khan has so transformed the education landscape that TIME and Forbes have named him to their list of 100 Most Influential People in the world. In his keynote remarks, Mr. Khan presents a blueprint for how online technology should play an integral role in closing the opportunity gap in Silicon Valley and beyond.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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